There are many large data security breaches that are being reported nationally. They are high-profile retail chains. Equally important are the smaller breaches which are occurring every day. All that was required to find the smaller companies breach list was do a simple search on the Internet. It’s just that these breaches did not get the same media attention as the larger ones.
What is the message?
Become aware. Be mindful of where breaches come from, who they target, and causes that could stem from either people or lack of technology. Become aware. Be mindful of where breaches come from, who or what they target and why, and causes that could stem from either people or lack of technology. Data security and PCI compliance have now become top priorities to retailers who want to protect their business. Mid-size chains simply cannot afford the high costs of a breach or even a suspicion of a breach.